James Linton

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The Rt Rev James Henry Linton , DD (9 February 1879 - 2 June 1958)[1] was an eminent Anglican Bishop in the 20th century.
Educated at Durham University,[2] and ordained in 1904,[3] he was Vice-Principal of the CMS Training College in Oyo and then the Principal of Stuart Memorial College, Isfahan until his elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop in Persia in 1919.[4] He served until 1935 when he became assistant-bishop of Birmingham and Rector of Handsworth, retiring in 1954.

References

  1. Bishop Linton Persia And Birmingham The Times Thursday, Jun 05, 1958; pg. 17; Issue 54169; col D
  2. “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ”The Clergy List” London, Kelly’s, 1913
  4. Six New Bishops. Consecration In St. Paul's. The Times Monday, Oct 20, 1919; pg. 9; Issue 42235; col F
Religious titles
Preceded by
Charles Harvey Stileman
Anglican Bishop in Persia
1919–1935
Succeeded by
William Jameson Thompson